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AT&Ts HTC Desire Eye will get the Lollipop update tomorrow

AT&Ts HTC Desire Eye will get the Lollipop update tomorrow

30 June, 2015 | comments (7)

Following the rollout across several regions, AT&Ts version of the selfie-centric HTC Desire Eye will also receive the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update starting tomorrow. Great news for HTC Desire Eye AT&T owners! We've just received technical...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


Report from China claims only 4.75 million HTC One M9s shipped

Report from China claims only 4.75 million HTC One M9s shipped

24 June, 2015 | comments (32)

Unconfirmed reports are detailing the grim situation for HTC according to the China Business Journal the company shipped only 4.75 million of its One M9 flagship for the first three months of availability. That's nearly half the number of HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Check out the new phones of Week 23

Check out the new phones of Week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (2)

The past few days were quite busy on the mobile front. Device announcements were quite plentiful and a lot of them entirely out of the blue. There isn't really any spectacular powerhouse on the list, but, the phones do deserve their share of...


HTC launches One E9+ Dual SIM and Desire 326G Dual SIM in India

HTC launches One E9+ Dual SIM and Desire 326G Dual SIM in India

05 June, 2015 | comments (14)

HTC has announced two new phones in the Indian market, the HTC One E9+ Dual SIM and the HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM. The One E9+ Dual SIM is identical to the standard One E9+, except for the dual SIM part. It has a 5.5-inch QHD display, 20...

Tags: HTC, Android


Asus ZenFone Selfie with 13MP front camera announced

Asus ZenFone Selfie with 13MP front camera announced

01 June, 2015 | comments (20)

Asus has joined the Selfie phone club by announcing a new ZenFone Selfie model at the Computex 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The new ZenFone Selfie has a 13MP camera in the front for the self-portrait loving folks across the globe. Both cameras...


HTC Desire 820G+, Desire 626G+ launched in Taiwan

HTC Desire 820G+, Desire 626G+ launched in Taiwan

31 May, 2015 | comments (10)

HTC has introduced two dual SIM smartphones - Desire 820G+ and Desire 626G+ - in Taiwan. Both new smartphones pack similar hardware but have different screen sizes and a few other minor differences. These new smartphones will be sold by HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

14 April, 2015 | comments (253)

Just few days ago the HTC Desire Eye started getting Android Lollipop treatment in its homeland - Taiwan. Today HTC UK announced the official rollout of Android 5 Lollipop firmware update for two Desire smartphones - Desire Eye and Desire...


HTC Desire EYE is getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

HTC Desire EYE is getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

09 April, 2015 | comments (32)

HTC has started rolling out the new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for its selfie smartphone - Desire EYE. To our surprise, the Taiwanese company has started seeding this Lollipop update first in its home country - Taiwan. HTC Desire EYE (Taiwan)...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 626G+ gets announced for India

HTC Desire 626G+ gets announced for India

08 April, 2015 | comments (28)

Today HTC has unveiled a new smartphone for the Indian market. It's called HTC Desire 626G+ and all appearances point toward it being just a regional variant of the Desire 626 - which HTC launched in its home market of Taiwan back in February. As...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 826 is expected in India in a few days

HTC Desire 826 is expected in India in a few days

02 April, 2015 | comments (24)

The HTC Desire 826 (which we handled at CES) got official at the beginning of the year, and now it's almost ready to be up for grabs in India. So far, it's been out in China. According to one Mumbai-based phone dealer, the Desire 826 will land in...

Tags: HTC, Android


Counterclockwise: HTC Dream, Galaxy S, Xperia

Counterclockwise: HTC Dream, Galaxy S, Xperia

28 March, 2015 | comments (6)

Counterclockwise is a weekly write-up that looks back on the history of mobile devices, concentrating on the current time of the year late March in this case. This time around we got caught up tracking the launches of the flagship Android phones...

Tags: Misc


New flagship of HTC Desire line gets its specs leaked

New flagship of HTC Desire line gets its specs leaked

27 March, 2015 | comments (12)

It seems HTC has been hard at work on new devices lately. Just a few hours ago, word came out, that the Taiwanese manufacturer is planning to hit the Chinese market with an array of new devices and now another leak has surfaced, providing...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Check out the new phones and tablets of the week

Check out the new phones and tablets of the week

22 March, 2015 | comments (11)

Understandably, the aftermath of MWC 2015 hasn't seem much new hardware. It is only natural that the event exhausted manufacturers, so we havent really been getting a lot of device announcement lately. This week, however, there has been some new...


HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek SoC hits Indian shops

HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek SoC hits Indian shops

11 March, 2015 | comments (21)

In November 2014 HTC unveiled the Desire 820s, a variation of the original Desire 820. So far the 820s has been on offer in China, but starting tomorrow you'll see it in phone shops across India too. The Desire 820s has a MediaTek chipset,...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 626 officially launches in Taiwan, costs $190

HTC Desire 626 officially launches in Taiwan, costs $190

09 February, 2015 | comments (61)

Following numerous online appearances, the HTC Desire 626 is finally official in Taiwan. The HTC Desire 626 sports a 5" 720p display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and 1GB of RAM....

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Hima Ace allegedly cancelled, replaced by Desire A55

HTC Hima Ace allegedly cancelled, replaced by Desire A55

02 February, 2015 | comments (8)

The HTC rumor mill keeps on spinning as the latest piece of information from @upleaks points out that HTC might have ditched the Hima Ace, a.k.a. a the One (M9) Plus. The company plans to make the phone enter the Desire family instead in the form of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M9) to pack dual 20MP cams at the back, 4MP UP at front

HTC One (M9) to pack dual 20MP cams at the back, 4MP UP at front

02 February, 2015 | comments (48)

A trustworthy LaptopMedia insider close to HTC has spilled the beans on the camera department of the upcoming HTC One (M9). He says with certainty the new One (M9) will feature two 20MP camera sensors at the back, a dual setup similar to the one...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Check out this week's smartphone announcements

Check out this week's smartphone announcements

01 February, 2015 | comments (3)

The week opened with the announcement of the low-end Asus ZenFone C. It's a minor update to last year's ZenFone 4, retaining the Intel chipset with a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. Screen size has seen a slight bump to 4.5 inches, requiring an...


HTC Desire 826 goes on sale this Thursday in China

HTC Desire 826 goes on sale this Thursday in China

27 January, 2015 | comments (11)

At CES early this year HTC unveiled a successor to the Desire 820. The new phone HTC Desire 826 will go on sale in China this Thursday (January 29) at CNY 2,300 ($370/325) for the 16GB version and CNY 2,500 ($400/350) for the 32GB one. The...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Week 4 in review: Windows 10, Galaxy S6, One M9

Week 4 in review: Windows 10, Galaxy S6, One M9

25 January, 2015 | comments (0)

The past week was definitely busy on the mobile front. It seems that with MWC set for about a month from now everybody is frantically preparing and gearing up for the traditionally announcement-rich event. Naturally the rumor mill as at its prime,...